TROJAN THURSDAY 10/19/17

Welcome to Trojan Thursday – So what exactly is Trojan Thursday? Trojan Thursday is a weekly email/online blog to give the UNI community an update on what is happening with our UNI athletic teams and will also give information as to major events that are happening on campus.  If you would like to receive Trojan Thursday each week please go to https://unitrojanthursday.wordpress.com and type in your email address. You will receive a notice each week when Trojan Thursday is posted. Please help spread the word about Trojan Thursday so everyone can hear how our athletes are doing.

What’s Happening on Campus

Trojan Army Gear:  Tie-dye Trojan Army shirts and Pink Trojan Army shirts available now in the SAC.  Get yours today!

Mandatory Wrestling Meeting:  Any students interested in joining the Wrestling team this year should attend the mandatory wrestling meeting during LUNCH on Thursday, Oct. 26th in the MPR.  Any students who cannot attend the meeting should email Coach Takemura at kevintakemura@iusd.org.

Upcoming Try-outs:

Wrestling: Mandatory Meeting @ Lunch Oct. 26th – MPR B

Girls Water Polo: Nov. 6th – 8th (3p.m. – 5p.m.)

Boys Basketball: Nov. 6, 7 & 9 (3p.m. – 5p.m.)

Soccer (2nd Try-out): Nov. 7-9 – After School – fall sport athletes or invitation from coach

Baseball: Dec. 4th (3:15 – 4:30), Dec. 6th (2:45 – 4:15), Dec. 7th & 8th (3:15 – 4:30)

Boys Golf: Dec. 18th – 20th – Must attend info meeting on Dec. 5th @ Lunch – MPR A

Fall GOW Schedule 2017

Sport Day Date Time Location Opponent
Girls Golf Thursday 9/21 3:00 Rancho San Joaquin Woodbridge
Girls Volleyball *Pink Out*

Tuesday

10/3 5:15 UHS Gym Woodbridge
Cross Country Thursday 10/5 3:00 Mason Park League Cluster Meet
Girls Tennis Tuesday 10/10 3:15 Uni Tennis Courts Corona Del Mar
Boys Water Polo Tuesday 10/17 4:15 UHS Pool Irvine
Football Friday 10/27 7:00 Uni Stadium Woodbridge

Fall Sports

Let’s take a look at how our teams are doing

Football

Varsity fell to CDM last week, and are now 5-2 for the season. Check out game photos on the UNI Football Boosters website: unitrojans.com.  Varsity plays at Irvine High School tomorrow night, 10/20 at 7:00 PM.  Come out and support!

Congratulations to last week’s Players of the Game!

  • Offensive – Sky Roberts
  • Defensive – Max Haughey
  • Special Teams – Zach Goodfriend

Girls Golf

The Uni Girl’s golf team has had a busy week. On Monday, we played the first day of league finals. During this day of the tournament we were making up a match against Woodbridge that was cancelled due to the canyon fire last week. We beat Woodbridge to secure a co-championship with them for the PCL. Yesterday, 5 of our starters advanced on to the CIF first round.  There are only 9 golfers that can qualify from our league and Uni has 5. Here are the results of the Pacific Coast League Finals:

Dana Choi finished 2nd, Nodoka Honda 4th, Alexis Kim 5th, Samantha Cabunag 6th, and Coco Yang 7th. They move on to play CIF as individuals next Tuesday. The team also qualified for the CIF Team Division to be played 10/30.

Cross Country

UNI Cross Country competed at the Orange County Championship meet this past Saturday at Oak Canyon Park. We had some exciting performances in the varsity girls race. Freshman Collette Lowengrub continues to impress as she was named “All County” by finishing as the #3 fastest freshman of the entire day with a time of 18:49. Avery Klauke also had a great race, finishing 14th overall (time 19:18) in the varsity race against some tough competition. Lowengrub and Klauke both finished in the top 100 in the county, placing 31st and 72nd respectively. The rest of our varsity finishers included Marta Meinardi, Sydney Field, Vani Tankha, Roseanne Yu and Harper Klauke. This weekend we will be at the Riverside Invitational where we look forward to racing on the CIF SS championship course. GO UNI XC!

The boys Cross Country had another tough weekend at the OC Cross Country Championships. Uni’s true nature was seen with 55% of the team out for ACT and PSAT testing. Our top performance for the day came from Christian Go, Chris Lohmeyer, and Daniel Vilchis. Our next meet will be this Saturday at the Riverside Invitational. The team will be at full strength and we look forward to some more PR’s on the season. Go Trojan Cross Country

Girls Volleyball

Come out and support the girls next Monday, Oct. 23rd.  The girls will be taking on Beckman in the Uni gym for their last game of the season.  It is also their senior night. Varsity plays at 5:15 PM.  Hope to see you there!

Girls Tennis

The Uni girls varsity tennis team defeated Irvine on Tuesday.  On Wednesday the girls lost to CDM.  Sophomore Cami Brown had her best performance of the season winning two out of her three sets against some of the top girls in So Cal.  Playing on center court at the Racquet Club of Irvine, Cami capped off her impressive day with a 6-2 win over a girl who had defeated her a week earlier.  The girls are now 5-2 in the Pacific Coast league and 9-4 overall and will be on the road at Woodbridge today.

Boys Water Polo

The University Boys water polo team beat Irvine on Tuesday with a close victory of 13-12.  With it being senior day, the game had plenty of pre game distractions.  Starting the game, the Irvine High team jumped up with 2 quick unanswered goals, and it was an upward climb to catch up in the first half.  However, pulling his team from a 3 goal deficit, Co-team Captain Joe Nagy rallied in the 3rd quarter.  With help from seniors Bennett Kidder, Nelson Tello, Kyle Mumm, and freshman Matt Wallin and Stewart Campbell all adding clutch goals.  Contributing to this top performance was the defensive efforts of Bennett Kidder and Andrew Weller.  An overall effort by the entire teams efforts is what brought UNI to victory, and gave our athletes the best league record they have had in their 4 years here.

Here is a look at this week’s UNI Athletics events

(Home events in Blue)

Thursday 10/19

Girls Tennis @ Woodbridge – 3:15 PM

Boys Water Polo @ Woodbridge – 4:15 PM

Girls Volleyball @ Woodbridge – 5:15 PM

Friday 10/20

Football @ Irvine – 7:00 PM

Saturday 10/21

Cross Country @ Riverside Invitational – 8:00 AM

Monday 10/23

Girls Golf CIF Individual Regional – Time TBA

Girls Tennis v Beckman – 3:15 PM

Boys Water Polo v Corona Del Mar – 4:15 PM

Girls Volleyball v Beckman – 5:15 PM

Tuesday 10/24

Girls Tennis v Northwood – 3:15 PM

Boys Water Polo v Beckman – 4:15 PM

Wednesday 10/25

Girls Tennis League Finals @ Beckman – 1:00 PM

Continue to do what you can to help support UNI Athletics and:

  1. Attend the games
  2. Wear UNI clothing or colors to the games
  3. Attend the GOWs
  4. Support the Trojan Army so we can put on events and give always at big games
  5. Spread the word about Trojan Thursday – If someone is interested in receiving Trojan Thursday send them the link – http://trojanthursday.wordpress.com
  6. Get others to do the same

GO TROJANS!

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